Vietnamese Proficiency Test in 2020

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I. TIME: Vietnamese Studies and Language Faculty (VSL, USSH) holds the Vietnamese Proficiency Test on the last Saturday of every month.

Testing date in September: 26/09/2020 Testing date in November: 28/11/2020
Testing date in October: 31/10/2020 Testing date in December: 26/12/2020
  • Morning: Tests on Listening, Reading, and Writing start from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Examinees must arrive at Faculty at 8:15 am;
  • Afternoon: Test on Speaking starts from 13:30 pm;
  • Examination room: Hall B, Vietnamese Studies and Language Faculty, 75 B7 Bis Tran Dai Nghia Street, Bach Khoa Ward, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi;


  • Part 1: Choose the correct answer for a question or a situation;
  • Part 2, 3, 4: Choose the correct answer for a conversation or a paragraph;
  • *Note: The audio plays once only.
Reading Choose the correct answers for short paragraphs. There are 40 questions for the Reading test.
  • Part 1: Answer short questions;
  • Part 2: Choose one from two options and explain the reason;
  • Part 3: Give a presentation on general or academic topic with suggested or examinees’ ideas (at the end of Part 3, there are some discussion questions related to the topic);
  • Part 1: Listen and fill in the blank (there are 20 blanks);
  • Part 2: Reply to a letter;
  • Part 3: Write a short paragraph about a topic;


From 1.0 ~ 1.5 Level 1 (A1)
From 2.0 ~ 3.5 Level 2 (A2)
From 4.0 ~ 5.5 Level 3 (B1)
From 6.0 ~ 7.0 Level 4 (B2)
From 7.5 ~ 8.5 Level 5 (C1)
From 9.0 ~10.0 Level 6 (C2)


Examinees need to prepare the following documents:

  1. Photocopy of the first page of your passport;
  2. Application form;
  3. 2 copies of 4×6 portrait photo;
  4. Test fee: 3,000,000 VND (non-VSL students), 1,500,000 VND (VSL students who have studied more than 60 hours in 6 months before the Test);

Note: Examinees must register at least 2 WEEKS before the testing date, and the test fee will NOT be refunded after register;